Cary Elwes, who played Westley in cult classic film "The Princess Bride," has released a book with a behind-the-scenes look a the making of the film.
The number of homeless veterans in the U.S. has been cut by 33 percent since 2009 but the country is far from reaching its goal of ending chronic homelessness completely.
Technology devices such as smart phones, iPads and video games are on the must-have list for many children this year. KPBS Midday looks at what's considered a safe and healthy amount of time for children to spend on these devices.
Staff from Helen Woodward Animal Center will also share tips on keeping your pets safe around the holidays.
From cloud-chasing to Ebola and to lumbersexual we take a look at the words and phrases that were hits in 2014. Grant Barrett of "A Way With Words" joins us with his list of the top words for the year.
A University of San Diego chemistry professor has been named 2014 California Professor of the Year. Mitch Malachowski is being recogonized for promoting hands-on teaching by the Carnegie Foundation and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
There are some open enrollment deadlines approaching for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. We have information on deadlines and changes you should be aware of for 2015.
This year, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club held a fall race season. It ended Sunday after a weekend that brought Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, California Chrome, to the race track.
People in the U.S. spend more than 50 percent of their paychecks on dining out. New rules announced by the FDA could make it easier to track those calories.
The Saturday after Thanksgiving is celebrated as the day to buy local with pro-small-business campaign underway around the county.
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